Neta Kanny

Academic Program Mgr I

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Email Address:
nkanny3@gatech.edu
Office Location:
Swann 112

Overview

Personal Pronouns:
she, her, hers

Neta Kanny is an Israeli-born language enthusiast with a main focus on the Spanish language. She recently graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology as a member of the first Modern Language graduate cohort with an M.S. in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (Spanish concentration) with the highest honors distinction and received her B.A. in Spanish and Portuguese (cum laude) from the University of Georgia. Her most recent professional endeavors include teaching English in a bilingual elementary school in Jaén, Spain with the Spanish Ministry of Education, training as a Spanish Literacy Promoter with the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic, and serving as a Research Consultant for the Carter Center on the upcoming Nicaraguan elections. During her time as a graduate student, she worked as the Assistant Coordinator of Graduate Student Services and Program Development. Her Master’s capstone focused on Colombian and Venezuelan affairs based on her planned internship in the U.S. Embassy in Bogotá (canceled due to the pandemic). 

Interests

Research Fields:
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • South America
Issues:
  • International Development
  • Cross-Cultural Engagement
  • Foreign Policy